The UNL Libraries, in cooperation with the Residence Hall Association and OASIS, sponsored a Coffee House/Poetry Slam event on April 16, 2008. Organized by Charlene Maxey-Harris, Diversity Librarian, and Toni Anaya, Multicultural Studies Librarian, to celebrate diversity in literature during National Library Week, April 14-18.

Works archived below were submitted by the individual poets and authors. Others are also invited to submit their work for online posting.

Writers seeking advice on publishing poetry may wish to visit the website of the Academy of American Poets, at




My life as a clone, Rajkrishna Paul


World of Unknown Creatures and Their Hidden Works, Rajkrishna Paul